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Progress in technology has brought microelectronics to the nanoscale, but nanoelectronics is not yet a well-defined engineering discipline with a coherent, experimentally verified, theoretical framework. The NCN has a vision for a new, 'bottom-up' approach to electronics, which involves: understanding electronic conduction at the atomistic level; formulating new simulation techniques; developing a new generation of software tools; and bringing this new understanding and perspective into the classroom. We address problems in atomistic phenomena, quantum transport, percolative transport in inhomogeneous media, reliability, and the connection of nanoelectronics to new problems such as biology, medicine, and energy. We work closely with experimentalists to understand nanoscale phenomena and to explore new device concepts. In the course of this work, we produce open source software tools and educational resources that we share with the community through the nanoHUB.
This page is a starting point for nanoHUB users interested in nanoelectronics. It lists key resources developed by the NCN Nanoelectronics team. The nanoHUB contains many more resources for nanoelectronics, and they can be located with the nanoHUB search function. To find all nanoelectronics resources, search for 'nanoelectronics.' To find those contributed by the NCN nanoelectronics team, search for 'NCNnanoelectronics.'
More information on Nanoelectronics can be found here.
The Single-Atom Transistor: How It Was Created and What It May Mean for the Future
21 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
Professor Gerhard Klimeck will be coming to speak on his research with single atom transistors.
Engineering Disorder in Opto-Electronics
05 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jacob B. Khurgin
GaN is a wide bandgap material which can on one hand withstand high power and high temperature operating conditions, and on the other hand has high saturation velocity needed for high frequency...
Thermoelectric Energy Conversion: Transport, Materials, and Systems
05 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gang Chen
his talk will start with an introduction to thermoelectric effects, and move on to discuss ways to understand and engineer electron and phonon transport in thermoelectric materials to improve the...
ECE 606 Lecture 25: Modern MOSFETs
03 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
Uniform Methodology of Benchmarking Beyond-CMOS Devices
31 Oct 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitri Nikonov
Multiple logic devices are presently under study within the Nanoelectronic Research Initiative (NRI) to carry the development of integrated circuits beyond the CMOS roadmap. Structure and...
Energies and Lifetimes with Complex-Scaling
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25 Oct 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Daniel Lee Whitenack, Adam Wasserman
Calculate the resonance energies and lifetimes of a user-defined potential with a uniform complex-scaling transformation.
Notes on the Solution of the Poisson-Boltzmann Equation for MOS Capacitors and MOSFETs, 2nd Edition
24 Oct 2012 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Xingshu Sun
These notes are intended to complement the discussion on pp. 63 – 68 in Fundamentals
of Modern VLSI Devices by Yuan Taur and Tak H. Ning . (Another good reference is
A CNTFET-Based Nanowired Induction Two-Way Transducers
05 Sep 2012 | Papers | Contributor(s): Rostyslav Sklyar
A complex of the induction magnetic field two-way nanotransducers of the different physical values for both the external and implantable interfaces in a wide range of arrays are summarized....
Graphene Raman Imaging and Spectroscopy Processing v1.2
12 Aug 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): matias gabriel babenco, Li Tao, Deji Akinwande
Raman spectroscopy processing for Graphene growth characterization
nanoHUB-U NT Nanoscale Transistors: Scientific Overview
03 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
For details see http://nanohub.org/u
Nanoscale Transistors has been refined and condensed into a five-week online course that develops a unified framework for understanding essentials of...
Ultra-stable nanoparticles of (CdSe)n and their unique properties
02 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Atsuo Kasuya
Nanoparticles exhibit unique materials functions not realizable in the bulk solid, leading useful practical applications. Recent progresses in synthesis show possibility of producing them down to...
Passive Filter Circuits
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31 Jul 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Rhea Khanna, Ogaga Daniel Odele, Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Aung Kyi San
Simulation of first and second order Passive Filter circuits.
2012 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
20 Jul 2012 | Workshops
The 2012 Summer School will feature a series of lectures on electron transport in Nanotransistors, combined with lectures and hands-on tutorials using the NEMO5 nanoelectronic modeling software....
NEMO5 Tutorial 4C: Graphene Nanostructures
20 Jul 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Junzhe Geng
NEMO5 Tutorials (2012 Summer School)
19 Jul 2012 | Courses | Contributor(s): James Fonseca, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Michael Povolotskyi, Jean Michel D Sellier, Parijat Sengupta, Junzhe Geng, Mehdi Salmani Jelodar, Seung Hyun Park, Gerhard Klimeck
While the general topics presented in the summer school materials are still applicable, many details have changed.
If you are looking at these to learn how to use NEMO5, check out the...
All-Spin Logic Devices
19 Jul 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Behtash Behinaein
We propose a spintronic device that uses spin at every
stage of its operation: input and output information are
represented by the magnetization of nanomagnets which
Nanoscale Transistors: Scientific Overview
19 Jul 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 1: The Most Important Invention of the 20th Century?
Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 2: IV Characteristics - traditional approach
Nanoscale Transistors Lecture 3: Controlling Current by Modulating a Barrier